Retail Pre-Employment Testing

Retail stores use the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test to improve hiring decisions. The Optimize Hire Retail Pre-Employment Test is a 10-minute retail aptitude test designed to assess which job applicants will perform best in the retail industry. The Retail Pre-Employment Test measures 9 traits including Cognitive AbilityPersonality, and Motivation to help retail store employers hire hard-working, reliable employees with a focus on customer service. Optimize Hire helps organizations fill the following positions in the retail store industry: retail sales agent, cashier, loss prevention security, managers, and more.

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  2. Assess an unlimited number of job applicants
  3. See all of the test results


What’s Included

  • Customized online application page for your organization
  • Customized job descriptions
  • Tools to help you quickly post the job description online
  • Assess an unlimited number of job applicants
  • Online Applicant Tracking System to manage your job applicants
  • Structured interview guide that is tailored to each applicant
  • Pre-written emails (e.g. Rejection and Interview emails) to send to applicants
  • Step-by-step guide to hiring best practices

Case Study: Pre-Employment Tests Improve Retail Stores’ Performance

In a meta-analytic review to predict customer service and sales performance, Drs. Mount, Barrick, and Stewart analyzed 11 studies of more than 1,500 individuals. They found that several Personality traits predicted performance for jobs with high interpersonal interactions. The Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test scores candidates on these key traits and others to predict job performance:

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